Constitutional Rights Under Attack in Georgia  Hendrik Voss, SOA Watch July 22, 2014 | The Columbus Police Department, continuing its history of antagonizing the movement to close the US military training camp known as the SOA/WHINSEC (School of the Americas, renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation), has this year placed unjust, unsafe and unconstitutional […]

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Exclusive: The U.S. media’s Ukraine bias has been obvious, siding with the Kiev regime and bashing ethnic Russian rebels and Russia’s President Putin. But now – with the scramble to blame Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down – the shoddy journalism has grown truly dangerous, says Robert Parry. By Robert Parry  ConsortiumNews.com  July 20, 2014 In the heat of the U.S. media’s […]

“Perhaps most important, the vast majority of Gazans cannot leave Gaza. They live under restrictions that make this narrow coastal strip, which the United Nations considers occupied by Israel, unlike anywhere else.” Philip Weiss   Mondoweiss.net   July 21, 2014  Bernard Avishai terms the Israeli attack a “war crime” in the New Yorker It’s happening: we are […]

An Unholy Alliance Between the Military-Security-Industrial Complex and the Israel Lobby By ISMAEL HOSSEIN-ZADEH   Counterpunch.org   Weekend Edition July 18-20, 2014 Geopolitical observers of the Middle East turbulence tend to blame the raging chaos in the area on the presumed failure of the “incoherent,” “illogical” or “contradictory” policies of the United States. Irrefutable evidence […]

The confirmation Wednesday by a Swedish court of international arrest warrant for Julian Assange demonstrates that “there is a police investigation, but a political persecution,” says lawyer and author Eva Golinger. RT.com  Published: July 16, 2014 | 22:37 GMT Last updated: July 16, 2014 © REUTERS Note: This article has been translated from Spanish by an […]

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 Israeli government is misleading the world one press conference at a time. Marwan Bishara  Al Jazeera  Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 16:55 Israel’s media strategy aims to mystify, mislead and even misrepresent the reality, writes Bishara [EPA] Do you wonder why there are many questions left unanswered regarding the Israeli escalation in Gaza? Why the questions are […]

from Bill Sorem PRO Ben Wizner, Edward Snowden’s attorney discussed details of the Snowden case in his presentation at Peacestock, 2014. In this excerpt of his total presentation (full talk included below) he reminded the audience that Snowden published nothing, his material was turned over to legitimate journalistic organizations, initially the Guardian and Washington Post, who then decided what to […]

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Never mind the ‘war on terror’ rhetoric, writes Nafeez Ahmed. The purpose of Israel’s escalating assault on Gaza is to control the Territory’s 1.4 trillion cubic feet of gas – and so keep Palestine poor and weak, gain massive export revenues, and avert its own domestic energy crisis. Nafeez Ahmed    theecologist.org  18th July 2014 […]

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…the discovery of huge reserves of natural gas and oil in the southeastern Mediterranean Sea. In 2010, the World Petroleum Resources Project of the U.S. Geological Survey was tasked with conducting an “Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Levant Basin Province, Eastern Mediterranean.”[i] The area described is off the coast of ISRAEL, GAZA, Lebanon, […]

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from Bill Sorem PRO Sami Rasouli, an Iraqi-American peace activist, is visiting from Iraq. Hear this video of his first-hand account of the dangers of US intervention in Iraq and the region. He lived in the U.S. (Minneapolis) for a number of years before returning to Iraq because of the wars. Recently he was featured on Amy Goodman’s […]

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from Bill Sorem PRO About 1,500 people of many ethnic groups and many faiths gathered at 44th and Central in North Minneapolis to rally in support of the Palestinian people on the day Israel invaded Gaza with army troops. The death toll at that time was estimated at 274 Palestinians, mostly children and women and two Israelis. The […]

Since coming into existence in 1948, Israel has attacked Palestinian individuals and infrastructure thousands of times. Israeli conventional wisdom would claim that this has been done in self-defense and to dissuade the Palestinians from future attacks. By Lawrence Davidson, Consortium News | News Analysis Thursday, 17 July 2014   via truthout.org President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

That is, there are no dangerous thoughts for the simple reason that thinking itself is such a dangerous enterprise.  . . . nonthinking is even more dangerous.   —Hannah Arendt Thinking is not the intellectual reproduction of what already exists anyway. As long as it doesn’t break off, thinking has a secure hold on possibility. […]

The secretive British spy agency GCHQ has developed covert tools to seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls, artificially inflate pageview counts on web sites, “amplif[y]” sanctioned messages on YouTube, and censor video content judged to be “extremist.”  DISPATCHES By Glenn Greenwald   The Intercept  14 Jul 2014 […]

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 Link to video: Edward Snowden: ‘If I end up in chains in Guantánamo I can live with that’ Edward Snowden urges professionals to encrypt client communications Exclusive: Whistleblower says NSA revelations mean those with duty to protect confidentiality must urgently upgrade security   • Watch Snowden’s interview with the Guardian in Moscow • Read a summary […]

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This report turns the tide in the privacy debate at the United Nations and opens the door for more substantive scrutiny of states’ surveillance practices and their compliance with international human rights law.    BY PARKER HIGGINS AND KATITZA RODRIGUEZ  EFF.org  July 16, 2014 The UN High Commissioner on Human Rights has released an excellent report today on the […]

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By Mark Fiore  Truthdig.com  July 10, 2014 The old “It’s a bird, it’s a plane…” exclamation should be updated to end with “It’s a drone!” That’s how common these new devices are becoming, used to deliver everything from deadly blows to your latest online order. Read about Mark Fiore’s take on the sky-prone gadgets and watch his […]

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